The Triz Journal | TRIZ Innovation Methodology and Tools

TRIZ and Avoiding Responsibility and Blame

By: Graham Rawlinson There are many uses for TRIZ, and one is to minimise or Ideally avoid all harmful effects. Being held responsible for something is a good and a bad thing (spot possible Contradiction?)...
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How To Deal With Cost-Related Issues In TRIZ

By: Ellen Domb, Ph.D. PQR Group and Editor, the TRIZ Journal ellendomb@compuserve.com Abstract People learning TRIZ frequently have difficulty with the issue of cost, since cost reduction is a pervasive...
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TRIZ Future Forecast

By: Alexey Zakharov Alexey.Zakharov@GEN3partners.com Abstract For the TRIZ development forecast the possibility to use some TRIZ diagrams (schemes, flowcharts, etc.) was investigated. Introduction The...
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Trimming Evolution Patterns For Complex Systems

Editor’s note: Darrell Mann and the editors are very interested in collecting case studies that could prove or disprove the hypothesis presented here. Readers are invited to share their experiences,...
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About Commentator: Michael S. Slocum

Michael S. SlocumDr. Michael S. Slocum, Principal and CEO of The Inventioneering Company, is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of strategy and innovation, specializing in Competitive Excellence...
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Six Sigma Drives Innovation

Katie BarryReal Innovation’s sister site, iSixSigma.com, features a regular cartoon strip – the Cox-Box. Although his comics mainly focus on the trials and tribulations of Six Sigma, his newest...
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Where Does TRIZ Go From Here?

We’ve watched TRIZ – something old in the former USSR – become something new in most countries of the western world – primarily in western Europe and the United States. Although...
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Brain, Computer and the Ideal Final Result

By Kalevi Rantanen TRIS OY Brahenk. 9 E 18 FIN-20100 TURKU, FINLAND phone/fax +358 2 251 1623 E-mail: kalevi.rantanen@pp.kolumbus.fi http://koti.kolumbus.fi/~kalran/ Introduction Two...
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TRIZ and Systematic Innovation, What Confucius Said?

By Shih Hui-ShenAbstract Several verses from the Analects of Confucius are examined and discussed to identify their relationship to the Theory of Innovative Thinking (TRIZ) and systematic innovation. Many...
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